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    NASA outlines the vital role of cryogenics

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The most powerful rocket in history is being built and tested by NASA to send American astronauts back to the Moon, through the Artemis program.

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    In focus… Hydrogen storage and containment

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Just two months into 2020 and Luxfer Gas Cylinder’s order book for hydrogen storage systems has seen a marked increase compared to 2019 – a trend the UK-based company expects to continue into 2021.

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    Consolidated Sciences

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Consolidated Sciences, otherwise known as CONSCI, is a privately held company that began in a garage in 1984. With only a mass spectrometer, a rebuilt gas chromatography/mass spectrometer, and a liquid chromatograph, CONSCI’s Founder and CEO Bill Geiger characterized over 16 refinery streams for carcinogens and carcinogen precursors for the ...

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    GAWDA Spring Management Conference preview

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Over six hundred Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) members are expected to gather in Austin, Texas, next month for the 2020 Spring Management Conference (SMC).

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    An introduction to… Hydrogen compressors

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Hydrogen is being increasingly used for energy storage and fuel cells applications such as Power-to-Gas and the use of hydrogen in CO2-free mobility and logistics.

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    Clean fuels containment

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Jim Gregory, European Business Development Manager for Alternative Fuels at Luxfer Gas Cylinders, discusses the challenges facing containment and cylinders when it comes to the increasing demand for clean fuels.

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    CIRCOR: Focusing on the ultra-cold world of cryogenics

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    CIRCOR’s origins date back to the early years of the space age. Incorporated in 1961, the company played a major role supporting the US’ space programs and the successful race to land the first human on the Moon.

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    Fives expands US cryogenics business

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Molly Burgess learns how the engineering group is increasing US footprint with its subsidiary Fives Cryo Inc.

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    Building for the future

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    A roundtable discussion with CGA President and CEO Rich Gottwald, Vice-President of Technical and Regulatory Affairs Rich Craig, and Vice-President of Operations and Administration Laura Brumsey.

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    Blockchain technology

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    At the 18th group study session of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in late October, the Chinese President XI Jinping stressed that blockchain technology was essential and a breakthrough for innovations of core technologies and that the development of blockchain technology and ...

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    Autonomous vehicles, drone deliveries and cost of delivery

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The idea of autonomous vehicles (AV) coming to some measure of practical maturity has been fascinating to observe. Six levels of driving automation have been defined, and are essentially the range of combinations that include: nothing, hands-on, hands-off, eyes-off, mind-off, and steering wheel optional. Some might argue that ‘mind-off’ driving ...

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    It can’t hold anymore – heat

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The relationship between heat and pressure, how they relate to the ‘saturation’ of cryogenic liquids.

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    Clean air on the oceans

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    There are fewer things more invigorating than standing on a beach and taking a few deep breaths of fresh air. But how can we be sure that this sea breeze is a clean one, free of harmful pollutant gases?

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    The LUX-ZEPLIN Project moves ahead and down under

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    It is estimated that dark matter makes up about 27% of the universe and identifying its building blocks is one of the highest priorities of modern physics. The LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) project at the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) in Lead, South Dakota, is designed to detect the long-theorized dark matter ...

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    How Chart is leading in aerospace applications

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    For the last several years, the aerospace market has been revived with new developments and applications. Launching rockets has become headline news again as technology has led to the use of reusable rockets that lower the cost per launch and make space accessible to everyone.

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    Portable particle accelerators

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Fermilab, America’s premier laboratory for particle physics and accelerator research, is in the process of bringing the world together to discover the role neutrinos play in the universe. More than 1,000 scientists from over 30 countries are building the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment (DUNE), hosted by Fermilab.

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    Welding hardgoods and gases revenue expected to improve through 2020

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Welding growth is expected to improve in the first quarter (Q1) of 2020 with reacceleration this year, according to the latest Baird/gasworld Q4 2019 Welding and Industrial Gas Survey and Fabrication Channel Checks.

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    Will the 2020s be the decade of the fuel cell?

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The 2010s were the decade of the lithium-ion battery. In 2010, the global production base was 19 GWh and prices were above $1,100 per kWh. By 2019, that rose to 160 GWh and just $156/kWh – with both numbers still improving. The battery has gone mainstream for all sorts of ...

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    CGA 107th Annual Meeting preview

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    The Compressed Gas Association (CGA) will hold our 107th Annual Meeting at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans hotel in the heart of New Orleans’ vibrant and historic French Quarter on April 26-29. We invite all employees of CGA member companies to join us for this one-of-a-kind event.

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    10 minutes with… Arul Murugan

    2020-03-02T06:00:00Z

    Take 10 minutes out with Arul Murugan, from the National Physical Laboratory (NPL), as he discusses how long NPL has been involved in developing energy gas standards, as well as the reasons for creating hydrogen purity standards for ‘energy-hydrogen’.